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Healthcare CEU's

Healthcare Continuing Education

Why choose Gulf Coast State College for Healthcare CE?

Gulf Coast State College is an approved provider (50-833) of continuing education for multiple professions in the State of Florida. The program offers mandated courses for the initial license and relicensing. Additional courses are offered to meet needs within the scope of practice for specific disciplines. Numerous agencies utilize the College for in-service training requiring CEU’s for licensed professionals. Participants receive a certificate of attendance and CE Broker reporting is done after successful completion of the training.

How do I register for a CEU course?

Simply click on the course title, choose the most convenient date, and register for your training.

INITIALISMS:

Dental Hygienist (DH)
Dentist (DN)
EMT & Paramedic (EMS)
Nursing Home Administrator  (NHA)
CNA, LPN, RN, ARNP (NU)

LCSW, LMFT, LMHC  (PS)
OT, COTA (OT)
PT, PTA (PT)
RRT, CRT (RC)
FL Department of Health Bureau of Radiation Control
Provider # 3200457 (RAD)


clinical education methodologies ONLINE | 2-hrs  register

If you have an interest in helping our future healthcare providers during clinical rotations, this course is for you! At the conclusion of this training, the participant will be able to summarize the value of clinical instruction during a student's clinical rotation; discuss opportunities, challenges for student learning, and identify best practices to use during clinical instruction. Although course is delivered online, the participant will have the opportunity to communicate with instructor and a discussion board will be available to collaborate with other students.

Approved 2 Hours I DH, DN, PT, RC, RN                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Enroll and complete this online course anytime.
Fee: $29

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE online | 2-HRs Register

Approved 2 Hours I DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT
Enroll and complete this online course anytime.
Fee: $24 

EMT REFRESHER online | 32-hrs  Register

The EMT Refresher online course fulfills the mandatory 32-hour refresher component and meets the requirements for EMT’s set forth by the State of Florida. Students enrolled in this class will receive updated training on all necessary emergency medical care skills including adult and pediatric education with a minimum of two hours in pediatric emergencies. Every two years, EMT’s must provide the certifying authority with proof of 32-hour approved refresher course with 2-hour pediatrics. This course is offered as an open entry, open exit format providing a flexible schedule for all EMT’s. Approved 32 Hours I EMT

Enroll and complete this online course anytime.
Fee: $89 

EMT Final Skills Testing | 8-hrs  REGISTER

This EMT psychomotor testing will meet the requirements set forth by the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) in order to gain certification at this level. This testing is strictly the psychomotor (hands-on) skill testing and does not include the written test. Those wishing to participate in this testing must have completed an approved EMT course prior to testing. Candidates who successfully complete the psychomotor test will receive validation of their successful completion through NREMT.

PREREQUISITE: Completion of an approved EMT program and a valid BLS provider card. Provide a copy of these documents before the date of the skills test.

Scheduled: Tuesday, December 14 I 8:30 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Location: North Bay Campus Abbott Building Room 128
Fee: $75

HIPAA ONLINE | 1-HR  REGISTER

Approved 1 Hour I DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Enroll and complete this online course anytime.
Fee: $12 

HIV/AIDS ONLINE | 2-HRs Register

Approved 2 Hours I DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Enroll and complete this online course anytime .
Fee: $24 

INFECTION CONTROL ONLINE | 1-HR   Register

Approved 1 Hour I DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Enroll and complete this online course anytime.
Fee: $12 

IV THERAPY | blended learning i 30-hrs  Register

This course meets standards established by the FL Board of Nursing for LPN’s to administer IV Therapy. Participate in 6-hour lab (see schedule below) after successful completion of the 24-hour online training. Topics include infusion therapy using peripheral veins and central venous access, infusion of fluids and medications, blood product transfusions, antineoplastic and biologic therapies, parenteral nutrition, and infusion therapy in pediatric and older adults. Prerequisite: PN or RN graduate. Textbook required (ISBN-13: 978-1496355010) Approved 30 Hours  | NU (LPN post-graduate level course, RN general).

Online DateS & Lab Date  

Online date range: February 7 - March 9
Lab date: Friday, March 11 l 8:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M. 
Lab location: Student Union East (SUE) 244
Fee: $275

Online date range: March 7 - April 6
Lab date: Friday, April 8 l 8:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M. 
Lab location: Student Union East (SUE) 243
Fee: $275

Online date range: April 18 - May 18
Lab date: Friday, May 20 l 8:00 A.M. – 2:30 P.M. 
Lab location: Student Union East (SUE) 244
Fee: $275

LOCAL ANESTHESIA REFRESHER I LIVE VIRTUAL SEMINAR I 8-HRS  REGISTER

The content of this seminar was designed for the Dentist or Dental Hygienist who has experience administering local anesthesia and is seeking to review the anatomy, landmarks, pharmacology and biochemistry of local anesthetic administration.  Also, this seminar is ideal for the dental professional with the certification but has not practiced the skill for some time.  After this training, participants will be able to (1) demonstrate the various local anesthetic injection techniques, equipment needed, and the areas anesthetized. (2) Discuss the chemical and physical properties of the local and topical anesthetics and the circumstances when each is appropriate to use. (3) Identify the anatomy and landmarks of the skull. (4) Prevent and respond to medical emergencies in the dental office.  You will have the opportunity to interact with your expert instructor and access PDF documents throughout the seminar. This course is not intended for initial certification to administer local anesthesia.  Approved 8 Hours I DH, DN 

Virtual Seminar Scheduled: Friday, November 19 I 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Facilitator: Ray Morse, DMD, offering 29 years of experience in the field of dentistry. 
Fee: $125

PHLEBOTOMY 101 I 6-HRS   REGISTER

The students in this class will learn, through theory, and hands-on skills practice with instruction, the introductory concepts of phlebotomy by learning skills and techniques required for safe collection, transportation, handling, and processing of blood specimens for analysis.  This includes applying proper personal protective equipment and using aseptic technique (to optimize infection control) for collection of specimens.  They will learn to draw blood with both the butterfly and vacutainer collection systems, as well as proper tube selection/order, and safe biohazard disposal.  Students will demonstrate professional conduct, stress management, interpersonal communication skills with patients, peers, and other members of the healthcare team, while maintaining HIPAA laws/regulations.  This program is designed for learners who want to advance their career, or are interested in starting a career in the medical field. Approved 6 hours I CNA and LPN  and 2 hours I RN

Scheduled: Saturday, February 12 I 9:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M.
Location: Student Union East (SUE) 244
Fee: $75

PREVENTION OF MEDICAL ERRORS ONLINE | 2-HRs   REGISTER

Approved 2 Hours I DN, DH, NU, OT, PS, PT, RC
Enroll and complete this course anytime.
Fee: $24

 

 

 
Sherrie Lock, Program Coordinator
slock@gulfcoast.edu
(850) 872-3819

 

 

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